The Tempest Play And Film By Julie Taymor

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In comparison of The Tempest play and film by Julie Taymor I will begin with the first scene which is the shipwreck. In the first scene of the film, the first thing we see is Miranda holding a sand castle in her hands. Very quickly the castle is destroyed by the furious rain and Miranda looks confused and scared.
I think Julie Taymor’s intentions were to make the audience immediately know that something life threatening is about to happen. We know this because a castle can be portrayed as one’s home where they should feel safe however it is destroyed by a natural force, the weather, meaning someone cannot feel safe anymore.
Soon after the castle is wrecked by the storm Miranda realises that it is Prospera, her mother who is causing the frightening
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